Our FOY mulberry wing was found and photo’d by Dave Amadio at Lakehurst (Ocean Co) on June 20.
Does butterflying in South Jersey reach its most dramatic in late June and early July?
Dotted skipper photo’d by Dave Amadio at Colliers Mills on June 20.
Edwards’ hairstreak photo’d by Harvey Tomlinson on June 22 at the Hesstown powerline.
A great spangled fritillary photo’d by Brian Johnson at Burden Hill Preserve on June 22.
Red admiral photo’d by Jesse Amesbury in his garden in Cape May Courthouse on June 24.
Striped hairstreak on Cumberland NABA Count organized by Pat Sutton, June 24. Photo by Jack Connor.
A rare skipper on Dennis Creek, June 28, photo’d by Steve Glynn.
Little wood satyrs caught in the act by Jack Miller at Corbin City WMA on June 29.
Red-spotted purple emerging photo’d by Jack Miller at Corbin City June 29.
Chip Krilowicz found and photo’d this rare skipper on June 30 in Mannington March, Salem Co — where we have only a handful of records of this species.
A mulberry wing, at Head of River on June 30, photo’d by Steve Glynn on the Belleplain NABA count organized by Teresa Knipper.
Jesse Amesbury photo’d this male rare skipper in his yard in Cape May Courthouse on July 3.
Juniper hairstreak on Galloway NABA Count (Atlantic) organized by Jamie Cromartie, July 5. Photo by Jack Connor.
“You don’t miss your water ’til your well runs dry,” notes Jack Miller after finding this tiger swallowtail in his yard on July 5. It has been a relatively down year for the species, especially when compared to their great year in 2013.
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